Movies and TV shows that are like Olive Kitteridge

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Olive Kitteridge
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Style: realistic, depressing, compassionate, melancholic, sincere, serious, sad, cerebral, heartbreaking, reflective, atmospheric, dramatic, harsh, gloomy, touching, emotional, psychological, disturbing, enigmatic, bleak, interesting, meditative, intense, breathtaking, clever, sentimental
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, depression, tragedy, loneliness, parents and children, life, sarcasm, relationships, mental illness, drinking, paranoia, psychology, small town life, storytelling, complex characters, honest, hospital, mentor, life philosophy, adaptation, homeless, childhood, solitude, under the surface, obsession, suicide, culture clash, cancer, character study, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), destiny, art, runaway, parenthood, teacher, family, maturity, elderly, adultery, life & death, coming of age, crime gone awry, unlikely friendships, literature, catastrophe, love, family relations, drug addiction, marriage, doctors, friendship, social relations, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, family problems, philosophy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, maine, california
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Sling Blade
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 8.0
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USA
108 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, melancholic, realistic and dramatic films and TV series with plots including loneliness, depression, mentor, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, dialogue and honest themes mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Olive Kitteridge: Wendy and Lucy (2008), Normal (2003), One True Thing (1998), The Trip to Bountiful (1985), Interiors (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wendy and Lucy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Normal
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, dramatic, sentimental, melancholic, compassionate, sincere, intense, earnest, emotional, thought provoking, erotic, sexy, reflective, talky, psychological, sexual, interesting
Plot: small town, family life, marriage, relationships, transsexual, life philosophy, cross dressing, adultery, pornography, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, couple relations, cheating, love story, interracial romance, sexuality, culture clash, dysfunctional family, parents and children, courage, adaptation, prejudice, women, murder mystery, betrayal, workplace, gender bending, family drama, guilt, doctors, family, psychology, twists & turns, life & death, secrets, writers, mentor, honest, divorce, drinking, depression, natural disaster, small town life, infidelity, destiny, love, nudity (topless - notable), character study, death, hospital
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Place: illinois, usa, new jersey
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    User:   100%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental, dramatic, touching, clever, gloomy, melancholic, intense, intellectual, sad, heartbreaking, psychological, talky, reflective, cerebral, earnest, depressing, compassionate
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, cancer, terminal illness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, family drama, family, relationships, small town, secrets, homecoming, death, mentor, depression, tragedy, culture clash, divorce, marriage, catastrophe, hospital, women, sacrifice, death of parent, life, destiny, literature, childhood, parenthood, honest, happy ending, life & death, redemption, suicide, life is a bitch, life philosophy, stereotypes, doctors, storytelling, twists & turns, nudity (topless - notable), multiple storylines, infidelity, dialogue, unfulfillment, justice, runaway, guilt, adaptation, solitude
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Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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The Trip to Bountiful
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, melancholic, realistic, dramatic, reflective, sad, intense, earnest, harsh, sincere, depressing, talky, inspirational
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: talky, bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, intellectual, sad, depressing, dramatic, cerebral, disturbing, dark, reflective, enigmatic, stylized, dark humor, harsh, touching, meditative, no music, artsy, ironic
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Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   82%
 
 7.3
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Blue Jasmine
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: talky, cynical, realistic, psychological, tragicomedy, dark humor, semi serious, depressing, dramatic, bleak, melancholic, heartbreaking, emotional, reflective, gloomy, cerebral, compassionate, sad, witty, harsh, enigmatic, interesting, dark, biting, stylized, humorous, intense, clever, ironic
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Place: san francisco, new jersey, usa, new york, california
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, breathtaking, dramatic, talky, disturbing, melancholic, bleak, captivating, sad, psychological, sweet, stylized, interesting, atmospheric, enigmatic, reflective, intense, bad ending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   72%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, melancholic, heartbreaking, serious, dramatic, depressing, gloomy, reflective, sad, bleak, compassionate, sincere, sentimental, road movie, dark, intense, dark humor, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, interesting, harsh, cerebral, surreal, intellectual
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Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   79%
 
 7.5
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Genre: Drama
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   61%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, intense, interesting, melancholic, disturbing, psychological, clever, sad, bleak, earnest, talky, tense, depressing, brutal, gloomy, suspense, sentimental, harsh, reflective, cerebral
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
 8.0
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Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, emotional, interesting, intense, captivating, earnest, psychological, talky, reflective, suspense, cerebral, tense, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, melancholic, clever, enigmatic, rough, sincere, depressing, dark humor, dark
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Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
 6.4
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Cake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, gloomy, dramatic, emotional, realistic, depressing, melancholic, bleak, talky, heartbreaking, light, sentimental, cynical, sad, dark humor, reflective, enigmatic, intense, cerebral, compassionate, breathtaking
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Place: california, los angeles, usa, tijuana mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, intense, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, sad, melancholic, harsh, reflective, cerebral, interesting, compassionate, talky, psychological, romantic, non-linear, bad ending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, uplifting, serious, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, reflective, cerebral, sincere, talky, harsh, compassionate, bad ending, dark, atmospheric, emotional, dramatic, captivating, thought provoking, multicultural, tragic ending, macabre, light
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
The Secret Lives of Dentists
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
The United States of Leland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, talky, psychological, serious, rough, realistic, emotional, compassionate, reflective, intellectual, clever, artsy, harsh, sad, enigmatic, heartbreaking, dramatic, interesting, gloomy, melancholic, depressing, cerebral, touching, meditative, intense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona, italy, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   65%
 
Five Easy Pieces
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: realistic, road movie, serious, bleak, enigmatic, reflective, melancholic, talky, sincere, dark humor, harsh, intellectual, gloomy, dramatic, depressing, atmospheric, captivating, cynical, ironic, emotional, psychological, thought provoking, interesting, cerebral
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, texas, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
The Shipping News
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, dramatic, touching, melancholic, interesting, emotional, enigmatic, harsh, depressing, reflective, intense, stylized, compassionate, scenic, cerebral, dark
Plot: redemption, small town, starting over, adultery, single father, island, adaptation, loneliness, depression, book, destiny, romance, life, life philosophy, secrets, literature, parents and children, solitude, storytelling, mentor, isolation, survival, kidnapping, reporter, incest, life & death, single parent, magic realism, mental illness, drunk, fishing, sex, hopes, family, eccentricity, dialogue, death, dysfunctional family, catastrophe, love and romance, transformation, adoption, suicide, justice, fantasy world, runaway, existentialism, beautiful scenery, culture clash, pornography
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new jersey, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, sincere, touching, reflective, sentimental, emotional, road movie, bleak, gloomy, dramatic, thought provoking, enigmatic, sweet, earnest, heartbreaking, talky, romantic
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Place: england, nebraska, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
Oslo, August 31st
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, realistic, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, reflective, sincere, serious, meditative, heartbreaking, gloomy, cerebral, breathtaking, harsh, dark humor, depressing, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, intellectual, disturbing, touching, philosophical, road movie, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, lyrical, intense, dramatic, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, california, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, melancholic, captivating, semi serious, dramatic, sincere, interesting, reflective, cerebral, witty, emotional, bleak, harsh, dark humor, stylized, heartbreaking, clever, humorous, depressing, enigmatic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, workplace, relationships, single parent, family bonds, family drama, character study, complex characters, dialogue, adultery, tragedy, loneliness, honest, introspection, crime gone awry, dysfunctional family, storytelling, life philosophy, greed, sisters, life, mentor, redemption, childhood, parents and children, adoption, runaway, drifter, drinking, single mother, guilt, depression, solitude, secrets, catastrophe, family, culture clash, workplace romance, sibling relationship, siblings relations, mental illness, writers, visceral, parenthood, morality, philosophy, friendship, existentialism, deadpan, hopes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
All or Nothing
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, serious, gloomy, depressing, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective, sincere, harsh, emotional, meditative, sentimental, sweet, enigmatic, sad, ironic, dark humor, witty, cerebral, dramatic, art house
Plot: working class, realism, dysfunctional family, loneliness, couple relations, relationships, depression, drinking, secrets, british, parents and children, life philosophy, family drama, poverty, taxi driver, life, down on your luck, culture clash, character study, redemption, honest, family, hospital, family in crisis, urban, multiple storylines, dialogue, destiny, twists & turns, tragedy, crime gone awry, existentialism, mentor, writers, happy ending, runaway, catastrophe, life is a bitch, humanity, betrayal, society, classic car, brutality, storytelling, addiction, immigrants, isolation, small town, pornography, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey, algeria, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
 7.5
 88K
Reign Over Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, dramatic, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, sincere, compassionate, realistic, sad, inspirational, intense, gloomy, interesting, depressing, melancholic, funny, motivational, harsh, cerebral
Plot: friendship, family, depression, buddies, mental illness, dealing with death, psychiatry, loneliness, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, relationships, drinking, life & death, character study, tragedy, mentor, 9/11, psychology, life, redemption, honest, haunted by the past, storytelling, death, suicide attempt, war on terror, solitude, psychiatrist, catastrophe, family drama, fighting the system, hospital, courage, homeless, transformation, cowardliness, music, confidence, alone, childhood memory, airplane, justice, cancer, corruption, destiny, guilt, suicide, dialogue, betrayal, dysfunctional family
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
Movie in collections
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Precious
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, stylized, depressing, inspirational, compassionate, sincere, sad, melancholic, brutal, harsh, touching, intense, gloomy, disturbing, rough, ambiguous ending, interesting, light
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, surreal, serious, offbeat, melancholic, heartbreaking, dramatic, depressing, compassionate, cerebral, sentimental, talky, sad, interesting, sincere, reflective, intense, enigmatic, harsh, sweet, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, disability, mentally challenged, mental illness, coming of age, family bonds, widow, self discovery, family drama, loneliness, brothers, tragedy, depression, parents and children, relationships, family, life, redemption, mentor, eccentricity, siblings relations, life & death, character study, life philosophy, sisters, honest, culture clash, sibling relationship, parenthood, drinking, love, coming-of-age, adaptation, dialogue, childhood, responsibility, crime gone awry, catastrophe, prejudice, unlikely friendships, runaway, destiny, storytelling, suicide of father, obese woman, countryside, house fire, water tower, delivery boy
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
 6.7
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Blue Car
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, melancholic, touching, harsh, depressing, dramatic, reflective, gloomy, bleak, sexy, talky, heartbreaking, bad ending, sincere, disturbing, sexual, intense, sad
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), teacher, loneliness, writer's life, coming-of-age, dysfunctional family, complex characters, adolescence, writers, teenager, character study, mentor, manipulation, depression, tragedy, pornography, realism, death, childhood, parents and children, suburbs, unlikely friendships, runaway, teenagers, school, family, sisters, dialogue, teenage life, sexual abuse, male nudity, friendship, honest, hospital, women, drinking, writing, brutality, stereotypes, poetry, bullying, parenthood, sexualized violence, obsession, sex, culture clash, guilt
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 7.5
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Broken Wings
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Style: emotional, talky, touching, realistic, serious, dramatic, reflective, heartbreaking, depressing, enigmatic, compassionate, gloomy, humorous, melancholic, clever, sad, sentimental, bleak, sincere, stylized, cerebral, absurd, lyrical, biting, meditative, harsh, ironic, sweet, surreal
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 6.9
 12K
Snow Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: melancholic, serious, gloomy, bleak, reflective, depressing, realistic, heartbreaking, sentimental, harsh, sad, lyrical, biting, meditative, enigmatic, emotional, art house, talky, dramatic, road movie, bloody, tragic ending, non-linear, breathtaking, stylized, cerebral, macabre, dark humor
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, depression, suicide, relationships, loneliness, couple relations, adultery, death, adolescence, drinking, life & death, parents and children, crime gone awry, tragedy, natural disaster, life philosophy, teenage love, brutality, character study, parenthood, honest, mentor, family drama, runaway, young love, suicide attempt, catastrophe, vengeance, pornography, marriage, estrangement, nudity (topless - notable), small town life, writers, existentialism, life, workplace, storytelling, divorce, friendship, adaptation, cheating, couples, unlikely friendships, multiple storylines, romance, family problems, complex characters, mental illness
Time: contemporary
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System:   41%
    User:   37%
 

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 7.0
 4K
Heavy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, compassionate, gloomy, emotional, depressing, enigmatic, harsh, reflective, sad, bleak, sincere, talky, psychological, road movie, artsy, intense, dramatic, heartbreaking, cerebral, interesting, dark
Plot: small town, loneliness, parents and children, solitude, dialogue, unfulfilled love, character study, depression, life philosophy, storytelling, relationships, life, romance, physical appearance, existentialism, drinking, workplace, obesity, pizza, waitress, jealousy, seduction, redemption, honest, fast food restaurant, sexual fantasy, rejection, workplace situations, mentor, unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, life & death, brutality, transformation, catastrophe, friendship, creativity, isolation, destiny, dysfunctional family, love and romance, pornography, obsession, mental illness, hospital, dark hero, writers, happy ending, disability, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 7.2
 78K
Half Nelson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, serious, bleak, melancholic, reflective, intense, touching, heartbreaking, depressing, dramatic, harsh, rough, emotional, interesting, enigmatic, captivating, cerebral, stylized, inspirational, psychological, dark
Plot: friendship, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, drug addiction, dedicated educator, hip hop, teacher, mentor, loneliness, relationships, drugs/alcohol, unlikely friendships, character study, father daughter relationship, high school, drinking, redemption, depression, rock, storytelling, complex characters, runaway, interracial relations, life philosophy, honest, life, childhood, existentialism, urban, teachers and students, weed, bicycle, destiny, brutality, marijuana, tragedy, pornography, date, crime gone awry, writers, visceral, culture clash, violence, life & death, school, philosophy, catastrophe, gangsters, dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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